The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 90 78
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.21% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.25% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £470 £423
% change year-on-year
-26.59% +11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.70 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-51.29% +14.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
719 1179 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.09% 83.26% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 635 629
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Median hourly rate £16.97 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.50% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.22 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAD across the Edinburgh region.

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh